Blue Tree Serenade: new oil painting

pine tree painting by susan wellington

I’ve been finishing off a couple of paintings and watercolours this week that have been sitting in the studio for months. Here’s one new landscape I’ve called ‘Blue Tree Serenade’ oil on linen 33 x 24cm (12 x 9in) The tall pine trees guard the forest. They sing their song of strength and patience. Some …

‘A Landscape in Pain’

moody landscape oil painting by Susan Wellington

Here's one small painting I finished yesterday. I've called it 'A Landscape in Pain'. Painting's like life. The way it turns out isn't always where you wanted to go when you started. I try to let the canvas lead me where it wants to go so it's always a bit of a surprise when you …

‘A Dream of the Sea’: new painting

contemporary-sea-painting-by-susan-wellington

The rhythm and pattern of waves fascinate me. Standing at the beach looking towards the horizon, a pattern of infinite variety of waves coming towards you. Sometimes the light glitters on the surface- the light messages from the stars. And sometimes you can see the universe of stars reflected in a small area of water- …

Sea, Sky, Rock: new painting

sea-sky-rock-ocean-oil-painting-by-susan-wellington

This painting ended up a kind of apocalyptic vision with its dramatic green clouds shot through with a small piece of comet. Perhaps it was the comet exploding and landing in a lake in Russia in 2012 that influenced me. I wasn't aware of that when I painted it though. The painting wasn't conceived with …